Production Manager I&A

At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.  

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges. 

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential.  

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary Function of Position:

This is a critical operations management role, leading the manufacturing team producing  Endoluminal instrumentation across multiple shifts. This is a fast paced environment focused on NPI; the goals will include various metrics such as Output, Efficiency, Yield, Defects/Unit, Workmanship Quality Scrap, and Direct Labor Costs. This position will be responsible for personnel management, weekly achievement of goals and strategic planning for Systems production.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Establish aggressive quarterly departmental goals, develop and drive programs to achieve them.
  • Drive improvements in safety, production, quality, cost, and delivery
  • Allocate resources appropriately to achieve departmental objectives
  • Work effectively with other departments to ensure that the production area has all of the necessary inputs in place in order to achieve the desired production outputs
  • Report to senior management on the status of the production process
  • Perform capacity analysis in order to support production growth and productivity goal setting
  • Develop leadership personnel within the department in order to enable future departmental and company growth
  • Establish and lead Lean Manufacturing practices within the department
  • Write and conduct formal annual performance reviews for staff
  • Maintain compliance within the department to all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Maintain compliance within the department to company safety policies
  • Develop and manage departmental budget
  • Collaborate cross functionally with Mfg Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain and other support teams to achieve goals
  • Lead Mfg team for Mfg activities on New Product Development programs including participation in DFx, Line set up and Process optimization
  • Analyze metrics produced from Data Analytics teams to set goals and drive actions with Mfg and support teams.

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • Minimum Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Production Operations Management or related fields and minimum 10 years of applicable work experience, including at least 3 years of previous supervisory or management experience. Experience in the medical device industry is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of lean manufacturing, DFT, and quality techniques.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers to perform daily work. Familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and MRP systems. SAP and Agile experience preferred.
  • Superb communication skills, including written and verbal instruction.
  • The ideal candidate will have a love for a fast-paced and multi-focused work environment.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.  

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws. 

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : No

Travel Requirements: No Shift: Shift 1 - Day
Salary Range
$100,000.00 - 170,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Sunnyvale, CA 94087, US